for my fellow WPers who feel [or ARE] old and struggling

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who here is old and/or struggling to cope?
i am older and getting infirm. :| 30%  30%  [ 11 ]
i am younger but prematurely aged. :| 14%  14%  [ 5 ]
i am older but good genes/fit :) 22%  22%  [ 8 ]
i am younger but fit/no problems :) 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
where's my @#$%ing icecream? :chef: 32%  32%  [ 12 ]
Total votes : 37

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14 Jun 2021, 7:41 pm

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I’m getting prostate surgery in a couple of months. I’m in Stage 2B, Gleason Score of 7.

It’ll be a pain in the butt…..but you will probably be cured.

i hope you get the nerve-sparing kind also.



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14 Jun 2021, 7:42 pm

peterd wrote:
Old? Getting there. Losing hearing and sight, insulin dependent. Tomorrow I lose my cancerous prostate, and I’m terrified.


Hugs and best wishes for a speedy, complete recovery!



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14 Jun 2021, 8:15 pm

That's the plan, Blabby :)



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14 Jun 2021, 8:19 pm

Good luck on the surgery, Peterd.



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15 Jun 2021, 10:49 pm

auntblabby wrote:
the water here tastes like swill, even ice-cold, so i usually put in lemon and stevia to disguise the off-putting taste. mountain stream water never needs anything else.


I'm curious if you've tried one of those "Brita" filters. I had one that was just a pitcher with a filter in it, and it made my kitchen water drinkable. (Always thought it a little creepy that the kitchen water tasted horrible but the rest of the water around the place was fine).


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15 Jun 2021, 11:15 pm

RadioDog wrote:
auntblabby wrote:
the water here tastes like swill, even ice-cold, so i usually put in lemon and stevia to disguise the off-putting taste. mountain stream water never needs anything else.


I'm curious if you've tried one of those "Brita" filters. I had one that was just a pitcher with a filter in it, and it made my kitchen water drinkable. (Always thought it a little creepy that the kitchen water tasted horrible but the rest of the water around the place was fine).

yes i almost always use them. but there is something that still leaks through to the filtered water, an "off" taste, still. but nowhere near swill level.